John Greening

John Greening’s most recent full collection is The Silence (Carcanet, 2019) and there have been several pamphlets since, notably The Giddings and Omniscience. Other recent books include editions of Edmund Blunden, Geoffrey Grigson, and Iain Crichton Smith, anthologies of poems about music, sheds, and country houses, a memoir of two years in Egypt, and a 2022 edition of Goethe from Arc: Nightwalker’s Song. Following his book of essays on poetry, Vapour Trails (2020) another will appear in January 2023 from Broken Sleep: A High Calling or Where Do You Get Your Ideas From? In March 2023, Baylor UP in Texas are publishing The Interpretation of Owls: Poems 1977-2022 ed. Kevin Gardner. He is a Cholmondeley, Arvon, and TLS prize-winner.



John Greening's website can be found at

John Greening's work featured in Stand Magazine comprises seven contributions of poetry and two articles, over a period of 16 years. Also available are two reviews of John Greening's work.
Further Reading
Article in Stand 183, 7(3) (2007) Mosaic
Poetry Collection in Stand 191, 9(3) (2009) Poem
Article in Stand 199, 11(3) (2013) Something Else . . . Jon Silkin and the Music of Division
Poetry Collection in Stand 200, 11(4) (2013) Two Poems
Poetry Collection in Stand 203, 12(3) (2014) Poem
Poetry Collection in Stand 208, 13(4) (2015) Four Poems
Poetry Collection in Stand 215, 15(3) (2017) Poem
Poetry Collection in Stand 226, 18(2) (2020) Four Poems
Reviewed by Tony Roberts in Stand 229, 19(1) (2021) Review
Reviewed by Caitlin Stobie in Stand 231, 19(3) (2021) Review
Poetry Collection in Stand 236, 20(4) (2022) Into the Rose Garden
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